Archive | March, 2013

A Media Lesson of Biblical Proportions

Americans love keeping score. We pay attention to all kinds of rankings:  richest people, top colleges, best restaurants, highest weekend box office sales…the list goes on and on. One that struck me recently was a headline for the History Channel’s super-popular miniseries on the Bible.  It proclaimed:  “The Bible tops American Idol in Nielsen ratings.” […]

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Mad About Your Message

It’s March Madness time.  And even people who don’t have a clue about sports know that means the NCAA basketball tournament is getting underway.  It should also be a reminder of how you can do better at “getting noticed” in the media. March Madness is one of the most popular sporting events in the country.  […]

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A Higher (Media) Power

I have to give the folks at the Vatican credit…they really know how to use the media! When I first heard that white smoke was pouring out of the Sistine Chapel chimney, I immediately flipped on the broadcast of the breaking news from Rome (I actually checked out TV, radio and online coverage).  Along with […]

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Dr. Emile Allen and “Life Lessons” on CNC3 in Trinidad  

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Making Your Message Memorable

When the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose to an all-time high this week, news reporters–as they are want to do when a market milestone is set–spent a lot of time trying to put the record in perspective.  One of my favorites was from an old colleague of mine, Joe Connolly, a Wall Street Journal reporter […]

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By The Stroke Of His Pen

By Kimoy Leon Sing Story Updated: Mar 1, 2013 at 11:46 PM ECT Saving lives is what Dr Emile Allen does. His weapon of choice was once his scalpel but now he uses a pen and his voice to forge ahead in life. Taking life’s adversities and finding ways to turn them naturally into gifts, […]

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